Child Support & Dependency Exemptions

Who Gets To Claim The Kids After The Divorce?   It’s not uncommon for there to be some dispute about who gets to claim the children for tax purposes.  Over […]

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Child Support: Soviet Style

Parenting, Soviet-Style-In the U.S. Or, how much money do you really have for child support? If a married couple in Minnesota gets a divorce and child support is awarded, the […]

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Minnesota Adopts Freedom to Marry Law

Gay Marriage Is Now The Law Of The Land In Minnesota.  On Tuesday, May 14, Governor Dayton signed into law Minnesota’s “Freedom to Marry Act,” making Minnesota the 12th state […]

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Social Security Benefits And Minnesota Divorce

Ex’s With Benefits: Collecting social security benefits after a Minnesota divorce Divorce and Social Security | Did you know that if you are divorced, you may be able to collect […]

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Divorce and Domestic Abuse In Minnesota

Domestic Abuse and Divorce in Minnesota Victims of domestic violence have many difficulties on their plate at any given time:  dealing with the physical effects of abuse, seeking help with […]

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Brendan Fraser Broke Due To Alimony?

Brendan Fraser Broke? It looks like it just might be that America’s favorite frozen caveman, Brendan Fraser, might very well be broke do to his family law situation. According to […]

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No Thanks, I’m Fine: Waiving Alimony In A Prenup?

Can you waive alimony through a Minnesota prenuptial agreement? In many divorces, alimony and acrimony go hand in hand:  the biggest fights often revolve around how much, if any, money […]

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Fathers Rights Group Push For More Time With Kids

Minnesota Father’s Rights group advocates for more time between father and children. The Associated Press recently wrote an article highlighting a movement that has been popping up in various states, […]

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Minnesota child custody modification with parents  in different states

Minnesota Child Custody Modification with Parents or Children in Different States While you might generally be thrilled to have your ex living in a different state from you, this situation […]

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Can a Sperm Donor be Forced to Pay Child Support? In a story that made national news, the state of Kansas is seeking to have a sperm donor declared to […]

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Making Custody Arrangements Work at a Special Time of Year

Note: Dear Reader, your author has been in a nearly 2 week long family law trial that has taken a great deal of time prepping for.  I thought I posted this prior […]

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10 Minnesota Family Law Questions With Straightforward Answers

10 Family Law Questions Sometimes you just want the facts, just the facts Ma’am.  And that is what this post, a down and dirty look at some very common questions (I […]

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Collaborative Divorce In Minnesota

Collaborative Divorce In Minnesota

28th Dec 2012 Comments Off on Collaborative Divorce In Minnesota

Collaborative Divorce Procedure – The answer to all your issues? What is divorce? It’s similar to an amputation: you endure it, but there’s less of you. End of a marriage […]

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Moving My Kids Out Of State Custody Decisions

Moving My Kids Out of State… Is that Legal? The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act With everyone being more mobile than they were 50 years ago and parents […]

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Minnesotans Say “No Thanks” To Definition Of Marriage Amendment

Minnesota nixes marriage definition amendment Tuesday’s election made Minnesota the first state to reject a proposed constitutional amendment which would have defined marriage to include only heterosexual couples.  In all […]

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